There are many options for Respite Care in the New York area.
National Respite Network and Resource Center – archrespite.org or 703.256.2084 – If you click on Respite Locator on the left hand side of the website, enter your zip code and the site will show you different options within your area .
Parker Jewish Institute
Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands is an innovative community program serving family caregivers in Queens and Western Nassau Counties by connecting them with a circle of trained volunteers who provide an array of respite services. Call the Caregiver HelpLine at (718) 289-2100, ext. 4296 to learn more or simply complete the Caregiver Application at: http://www.willingheartshelpfulhands.org/RequestAssistance.aspx
Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF)
The Helen and Sydney Jacoff Respite Program – LIAF’s Memory Fitness Center provides two hours of In-home Respite every other week for Alzheimer’s families in Nassau County for FREE and $35 for extra weeks. The respite workers are trained in providing stimulating cognitive activities for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. The program provides caregivers with a much needed break from their caregiving role, allowing them some time to rest, socialize with friends, run errands, attend medical appointments and more. For more information or to arrange In-home Respite services, please call 516-767-6856 or email email@example.com